Fifty Years of Bond Style
THE GENIUS BEHIND THE COOLEST INTERIORS AND GADGETS EVER!
The Barbican marks the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, from 1962′s Dr No to this year’s Skyfall, with a unique exhibition showcasing the inside story of the design and style of the world’s most influential and iconic movie brand.
Designing Bond’s World
Designing Bond’s Look
more info here: barbican
Wouter Walmink never considered wearing a bicycle helmet until he moved to Melbourne a year ago. But after pedalling through the city’s hectic streets, the Dutch designer realised he was going to need a helmet – so he set about making a better one.
The result is the LumaHelm, a flashing headpiece with 104 multicoloured LED lights that illuminate like indicators when a cyclist tilts the head left or right.
Rip Cord is a simple improvement upon the classic roll of packaging tape. This tape has a small string running down the center of the tape. The user pulls the string to separate the tape in half.
Public Resonance by Sam Weller in thisispaper.com
Public Resonance allows a performer to directly connect and literally ‘resonate’ with an audience. By utilising the natural resonance of everyday objects, for example street furniture, existing architecture or even public transport, various vibrations are both created and amplified by this portable percussive tool kit. Public Resonance was inspired by the spontaneity of street performers and the busking community…
It was controversial but the Chinese have pulled it off with this replication of an entire European village. More info and photos here: World’s First Cloned Village in China
There is no doubt that we love art, in any shape and form. Today we explore a part of the art world that doesn’t get too much attention – Wood Art! Everyone has made something from wood at one point in their lives (I would assume, even if its just something small from a school project). Deep within us lives a crafty person who likes to make little wooden things, if you have one jumping out of you, here are some great things to use for inspiration in your wood working journey!
Edouard Martinet transforms everyday objects found in flea-markets and car boot sales into works of art. Working with a variety of refuse materials such as rusted kitchen pans, typewriter keys, car lights and other scrap metals, Edouard Martinet sculpts several types of animals and insects. His sculptures are made without the use of solder. He fits each component into place as if putting together a puzzle of random pieces and parts. Each masterpiece is carefully assembled after having drafted several detailed sketches. This process requires a sufficient amount of time to get from the idea to the completion.
Oddly shaped, overly luxurious and downright bizarre – Don’t Panic takes a look at the coolest tents around to help you pull off that festival chic in style. Camping’s never been so glamorous. Continue reading “Solar concept, opera house and igloo designs with Don’t Panic’s Really Cool Tents” »
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Those in the market for a megayacht are already familiar with the 70-meter (229-foot) Numptia. There isn’t a luxury yachting magazine on the planet that hasn’t noticed it. Some at the upper end allocated as much as 25 pages of opulence-oozing imagery and painstaking scrutiny of every minute fact to this steel-hulled, aluminum-structured floating residence.
FieldCandy tents do not give you camouflage protection in the natural setting, nor do they help you blend in with the rest of the crowd at the campsite. FieldCandy tents are designed to stand out.